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Fake News, Fake Wars, Fake Worlds
Fake News, Fake Wars, Fake Worlds

Author(s): Charles Kriel
Subject(s): Politics / Political Sciences, Social Sciences, Political Sciences, Governance, Communication studies, Sociology, Geopolitics
Published by: NATO Strategic Communications Centre of Excellence
Keywords: Fake News; Social media; Cambridge Analytica; Electoral Analysis; Pshychographic Influence; Brexit; Strategic Communication;

Summary/Abstract: Do influence campaigns based on data-driven psychological profiling work? Both Cambridge Analytica and a significant part of the campaign apparatus for the UK to leave the EU appeared to think so. That is, until they didn’t.

  • Issue Year: 3/2017
  • Issue No: 3
  • Page Range: 171-190
  • Page Count: 20
  • Language: English